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Crum, A. J., Jamieson, J. P., & Akinola, M. (in press). Optimizing Stress: An Integrated Intervention for Regulating Stress Responses. Emotion.

*Smith, E. N., *Santoro, E. W., Moraveji, N., Susi, M., & Crum, A. J. (in press). Integrating wearables in stress management interventions: Promising evidence from a randomized trial. International Journal of Stress Management. (DOWNLOAD)

Walton, G. M. & Crum, A. J. (eds.) (in press). Handbook of Wise Interventions: How Social-Psychological Insights Can Help Solve Problems. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

*Turnwald, B. P., & Crum, A. J. (in press). The taste-focused labeling intervention. In G. M. Walton & A. J. Crum (Eds.), Handbook of Wise Interventions: How Social-Psychological Insights Can Help Solve Problems. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Crum, A. J., *Handley-Miner, I. J., & *Smith, E. N. (in press). The stress mindset intervention. In G. M. Walton & A. J. Crum (Eds.), Handbook of Wise Interventions: How Social-Psychological Insights Can Help Solve Problems. New York, NY: Guilford Press.



*Turnwald, B. P., Bertoldo, J. D., *Perry, M. A., Policastro, P., Timmons, M., Bosso, C., Connors, P., Valgenti, R. T., Pine, L., Challamel, G., Gardner, C. D., & Crum, A. J. (2019). Effects of taste-focused vs. health-focused labels on vegetable intake in university dining halls: A randomized controlled multi-site intervention. Psychological Science(DOWNLOAD)

*Zion, S. R. & Crum, A. J. (2019). Targeting mindsets, not just tumors. Cell: Trends in Cancer(DOWNLOAD)

*Howe, L. C., *Leibowitz, K. A., & Crum, A. J. (2019). When your doctor “gets it” and “gets you”: The critical role of competence and warmth in the patient-provider interaction. Frontiers in Psychiatry(DOWNLOAD)

*Leibowitz, K. A., *Hardebeck, E. J., *Goyer, J. P., & Crum, A. J. (2019). The role of patient beliefs in open-label placebo effects. Health Psychology(DOWNLOAD)

*Howe, L. C., *Leibowitz, K. A., *Perry, M. A., Bitler, J. M., Block, W., Kaptchuk, T. J., Nadeau, K. C., & Crum, A. J. (2019). Changing patient mindsets about non-life-threatening symptoms during oral immunotherapy: A randomized clinical trial. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice(DOWNLOAD)

*Turnwald, B. P. & Crum, A. J. (2019). Smart food policy for healthy food labeling: Leading with taste, not healthiness, to shift consumption and enjoyment of healthy foods. Preventive Medicine(DOWNLOAD)



*Turnwald, B. P., *Goyer, J. P., *Boles, D. Z., Silder, A., Delp, S. L., & Crum, A. J. (2018). Learning one’s genetic risk changes physiology independent of actual genetic risk. Nature Human Behaviour. (DOWNLOAD)

*Howe, L. C., *Hardebeck, E. J., *Leibowitz, K. A., & Crum, A. J. (2018). Providers’ demeanor impacts patient perceptions of visit length. Journal of General Internal Medicine. (DOWNLOAD)

*Leibowitz, K. A., *Hardebeck, E. J., *Goyer, J. P., & Crum, A. J. (2018). Physician assurance reduces patient symptoms in US adults: An experimental study. Journal of General Internal Medicine. (DOWNLOAD)

Conner, A. L., *Boles, D. Z., Markus, H. R., Eberhardt, J. L., & Crum, A. J. (2018). Americans' health mindsets: Content, cultural patterning, and associations with physical and mental health. Annals of Behavioral Medicine(DOWNLOAD)

Evers, A. W., Colloca, L., Blease, C., Annoni, M., Atlas, L. Y., Benedetti, F. … Crum, A. J. … Kelley, J. M. (2018). Implications of placebo and nocebo effects for clinical practice: Expert consensus. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics(DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A.J., Akinola, M., *Turnwald, B. P., Kaptchuk, T. J., & Hall, K. T. (2018). Catechol-O-Methyltransferase moderates effect of stress mindset on affect and cognition. PLOS One(DOWNLOAD)

*Zion, S. R. & Crum, A.J. (2018). Mindsets matter: A new framework for harnessing the placebo effect in modern medicine. International Review of Neurobiology(DOWNLOAD)

Jamieson, J. P., Crum, A. J., *Goyer, J. P., Marotta, M. E., & Akinola, M. (2018). Optimizing stress responses with reappraisal and mindset interventions: An integrated model. Anxiety, Stress and Coping(DOWNLOAD)

André, Q., Carmon, Z., Wertenbroch, K., Crum, A. J., Frank, D., Goldstein, W., Huber, J., van Boven, L., Weber, B., & Yang, H. (2018). Consumer Choice and Autonomy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. Customer Needs and Solutions. (DOWNLOAD)



Park, D., Yu, A., Metz, A., Tsukayama, E., Crum, A. J., & Duckworth, A. (2017). Beliefs about Stress Attenuate the Relation Among Adverse Life Events, Perceived Distress, and Self-Control. Child Development. (DOWNLOAD)

*Zahrt, O. & Crum, A. J. (2017). Perceived Physical Activity and Mortality: Evidence from Three Nationally Representative U.S. Samples. Health Psychology(DOWNLOAD)

*Turnwald, B. P., *Boles, D. Z., & Crum, A. J. (2017). Association Between Indulgent Descriptions and Vegetable Consumption: Twisted Carrots and Dynamite Beets. JAMA Internal Medicine(DOWNLOAD)

*Turnwald, B. P., Jurafsky, D., Conner, A. L., & Crum, A. J. (2017). Reading Between the Menu Lines: Are Restaurants’ Descriptions of “Healthy” Foods Unappealing? Health Psychology(DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J. & Zuckerman, B. (2017). Changing Mindsets to Enhance Treatment Effectiveness. JAMA(DOWNLOAD)

*Howe, L. C., *Goyer, J. P., & Crum, A. J. (2017). Harnessing the Placebo Effect: Exploring the Influence of Physician Characteristics on Placebo Response. Health Psychology(DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J., *Leibowitz, K. A., & Verghese, A. (2017). Making Mindset Matter. BMJ(DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J., Akinola, M., Martin, A., & Fath, S. (2017). The Role of Stress Mindset in Shaping Cognitive, Emotional, and Physiological Responses to Challenging and Threatening Stress. Anxiety, Stress and Coping(DOWNLOAD)

2016 and earlier

Akinola, M., Fridman, I., Mor, S., Morris, M. W., & Crum, A. J. (2016). Adaptive Appraisals of Anxiety Moderate the Association between Cortisol Reactivity and Performance in Salary Negotiations. PLOS One(DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J., Phillips, D., *Goyer, J. P., Akinola, M., & Higgins, T. (2016). Transforming Water: Social Influence Moderates Psychological, Physiological, and Functional Response to a Placebo Product. PLOS One(DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J. & Phillips, D. (2015). Self-Fulfilling Prophesies, Placebo Effects, and the Social-Psychological Creation of Reality. In R. Scott and S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons. (DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J. & Lyddy, C. (2014). De-stressing Stress: The Power of Mindsets and the Art of Stressing Mindfully. In A. Ie, C. T. Ngnoumen, & E. J. Langer (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.  (DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J., Salovey, P. & Achor, S. (2013). Rethinking Stress: The Role of Mindsets in Determining the Stress Response. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. (DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J. & Salovey, P. (2013). Emotionally Intelligent Happiness. In S. A. David, I. Boniewell, & A. C. Ayers (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Happiness. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (DOWNLOAD)

Crum, A. J., Corbin, W., Brownell, K. & Salovey, P. (2011). Mind Over Milkshakes: Mindsets, Not Actual Nutrients, Determine Ghrelin Response. Health Psychology(DOWNLOAD)

Brackett, M., Crum, A. J. & Salovey, P. (2008). Emotional Intelligence. In S.J. Lopez (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology. London: Blackwell Publishing. 

Crum, A. J. & Langer, E. (2007). Mind-Set Matters: Exercise and the Placebo Effect. Psychological Science(DOWNLOAD)


Crum, A. J., *Santoro, E. W., *Smith, E. N., *Handley-Miner, I. J., Achor, S., Moraveji, N., & Salovey, P. Changing stress mindsets: A metacognitive approach.

Shim, S., Crum, A. J., & Galinsky, A. D. The grace of control: How a can-control mindset increases health, performance, and well-being. 

*Smith, E. N., Young, M. D., & Crum, A. J. Stress, mindsets, and success in Navy SEALs special warfare training.

*Zahrt, O. H. & Crum, A. J. Effects of physical activity recommendations on mindset, behavior, and health.


Crum, A. J. Mindsets and Health. (Review and Theory Article).

Crum, A. J. & *Handley-Miner, I. J. Placebo effects in behavioral health. (Review and Theory Article).

*Boles, D. Z., DeSousa, M., *Turnwald, B. P., *Horii, R. I., *Zahrt, O. H., *Duarte, T., Markus, H. R., & Crum, A. J. If exercising and eating healthy is boring and depriving, it’s no wonder we are fat and sick: Mindsets about the process of being healthy provide new insights for motivating healthy behaviors.  


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